In simple words photographic memory could be described as an ability to recall things in form of images with all details.
Actually we all think in images, on a conscious level we might not be able to discern that always but with a little awareness you can know that whenever we are thinking or recalling we are doing it in form of images.
If I say “fire” you will immediately see an image of fire in your mind that’s how our thinking mechanism works.
So, when we all try to recall things from past sometimes we get vivid pictures in mind and sometimes we see distorted images and that is what differentiates a person having a strong memory with the one who has weak memory. The reason behind this actually depends on many factors like a person’s attentiveness, his practice in recalling, confidence etc which is all related to only one thing and that is his conscious mind’s rapport with his subconscious mind.
Whether let it be confidence or attentiveness it all makes the process of bringing information from subconscious mind to conscious mind easier.
Your subconscious mind stores everything yes, absolutely everything that has happened in your life moment to moment with all details that your senses have registered with or without your conscious involvement.
However, we are only able to recall what is allowed through conscious mind-subconscious mind barrier.
People whom we consider as the ones with good memory are those who have improved their conscious mind-subconscious mind rapport with practice.
One the other hand we have another category of people who have the ability to bring the whole imagery of required memory to their conscious mind with all details and they are the ones whom we call individuals with photographic memory.
In a way we can say that the information that is coming from their unlimited inner mind experiences least resistance to reach their conscious mind.
It is not that one will be able to remember everything but a person indeed becomes extraordinary by acquiring this skill.
Acquiring, that’s right I don’t consider such abilities to be gifted by nature to few individuals especially after a little success I had with photo-reading.
Some people consider that there is no such thing as eidetic memory and some say that it is an inborn skill possessed by few lucky ones but, I believe that anyone could acquire it because I know how powerful our subconscious mind is and that we all have equal potential.
Once we learn to use our subconscious mind to work in our favor then the possibilities are unlimited and I think that will be the next step in evolution.
One example I want to give here in order to explain this subconscious mind stuff will be this:-
Consider you are learning to play a new musical instrument let us take “piano” for example. You will have to practice and remember various things for a long time until your fingers just touch that instrument and you know how to move them in order to produce any music that you wish.
Now, you will say that it took time for you to learn because it needs practice to learn various notes, how to moves fingers in board quickly, remembering stuff etc etc.
If I asked you to never touch that instrument for 5 years I bet you will still be able to play it correctly, all the reasons that you gave above which were based on “remembering” gets falsified because in 5 years a person will forget it.
A child’s ability to learn multiple languages that his family and society uses, the reflex action which enables a sportsperson to make moves in split seconds, people getting healed from placebos etc are some examples that makes me wonder about the power of our mind.
So, if like me you too believe that we can develop eidetic memory then do keep taking appropriate actions without getting discouraged.
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